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Joseph Ryerson
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Birth: unknown
Death: 1854

 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Mehetabel Stickney Ryerson (1766 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH RYERSON
U-E-L
A LIEUTENANT IN THE
PRINCE OF WALES AMERICAN REGIMENT.
HE SERVED HIS KING AND COUNTRY WITH FIDELITY AND
DISTINCTION THROUGHOUT THE WAR OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
AT ITS CLOSE HIS STEADFAST ADVOCACY OF THE PRINCIPLES OF BRITISH
CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT CAUSED HIM TO BE DRIVEN INTO EXILE.
HE SETTLED IN NEW BRUNSWICK IN 1783 BUT REMOVED TO CHARLOTTE-
VILLE, NORFOLK COUNTY, UPPER CANADA, IN 1798. HE BECAME
SHERIFF OF THE LONDON DISTRICT IN 1798 AND AS COLONEL
COMMANDED THE 1ST NORFOLK REGIMENT OF MILITIA DURING THE WAR
OF 1812 15. HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE AUG. 9TH 1854 IN THE 94TH
YEAR OF HIS AGE GREATLY BELOVED AND RESPECTED
AND OF HIS WIFE
SARAH MEHETABEL STICKNEY
BORN AT MAUGERVILLE N.B. 1766
MARRIED 1784 DIED 1850
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY
GEORGE STERLING RYERSON, DEPUTY SURGEON GENERAL 1899
 
Burial:
Cathedral Church of Saint James
Toronto
Toronto Municipality
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Islington
Record added: Jan 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63674966
Joseph Ryerson
Added by: Islington
 
 
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